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UC Davis Researcher Advocates Ending Medicare Coverage of Controversial Mammography Tool


A costly tool used on nearly all mammograms does not increase cancer detection rates and should no longer be covered by Medicare, argues Joshua Fenton, a family physician and comparative effectiveness researcher in an editorial published online...
25-Sep-2015 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Better Way to Personalize Bladder Cancer Treatments

Researchers at UC Davis, in collaboration with colleagues at Jackson Laboratory, have developed a new way to personalize treatments for aggressive bladder cancer. In early proof-of-concept research, the team took bladder tumors from individual...
11-Aug-2015 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Combination Treatment Effective Against Melanoma Skin Metastases

In findings never before seen in melanoma, a novel combination therapy was found to be highly effective at treating patients with skin metastases, new research from UC Davis has shown.
10-Aug-2015 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Long-Term Ovarian Cancer Survival Higher Than Thought


Combing data collected on thousands of California ovarian cancer patients, UC Davis researchers have determined that almost one-third survived at least 10 years after diagnosis.
4-Aug-2015 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Revealing Kidney Cancer’s Secret


An international team of scientists, led by UC Davis nephrologist Robert Weiss, have used a sophisticated combination of proteomics and metabolomics to show how renal cell carcinoma (RCC) reprograms its metabolism and evades the immune system. In...
14-May-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Surgery for Terminal Cancer Patients Still Common


The number of surgeries performed on terminally ill cancer patients has not dropped in recent years ¬, despite more attention to the importance of less invasive care for these patients to relieve symptoms and improve quality of life.
1-May-2015 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NCI Funding Boosts Breast CT Scanning Research and Development


John M. Boone, a UC Davis medical physicist and professor of radiology, has been awarded a $2.88 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to further develop and research computed tomography (CT) to detect breast cancer.
29-Apr-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Comprehensive Genomic Tumor Profiling Comes to UC Davis


The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine have entered into a collaboration with Foundation Medicine, a leading molecular information company. The collaboration brings comprehensive genomic...
20-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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